March 26: Events canceled/postponed due to coronavirus
Due to the precautions being taken surrounding the coronavirus, the following changes have been made regarding events and meetings in the local area:
¯ The cancer survivors’ dinner in Toronto set for today has been postponed.
¯ The retired railroaders’ monthly breakfast meeting set for today has been canceled.
¯ The Hughes Lecture at West Liberty University, scheduled for today, has been canceled.
¯ The Brooke County Economic Development Authority’s meeting for today has been canceled.
¯ The Friday, Saturday and Sunday productions of “The Miracle Worker” at Franciscan University of Steubenville have been canceled.
¯ The nursing dedication ceremony, scheduled for Friday at the Franciscan University of Steubenville, has been canceled and will possibly be rescheduled for the fall semester.
¯ The Adena Lions Club’s annual show, set for March Friday and Saturday, has been postponed.
¯ The annual Edison Athletic Booster steak fry and auction scheduled for Saturday has been postponed.
¯ The Brooke County Senior Center’s spring fling, scheduled for Saturday, has been tentatively moved to May 9.
¯ The Spring Quilt Show to be held at Historic Fort Steuben from Sunday to April 10 has been canceled.
¯ “Time to Meet the Angels,” a series of three talks by theology professor Mark Miravalle and originally scheduled for March 31 in Christ the King Chapel at Franciscan University of Steubenville, has been canceled.
¯ The Jefferson County Veterans Association has canceled its meeting for April 1.
¯ The Community Bread Basket has postponed its inaugural Bunny Hop 5K, which had been set for April 4.
¯ The annual Weirton Christian Center Stuff the Bus fundraiser, originally planned for April 4, has been postponed until June 6.
¯ The Jefferson County E-911 Board of Directors meeting for April 6 is canceled. The next scheduled meeting is set for 6 p.m. June 1 at the Jefferson County Emergency Operations Center.
¯ The annual Steelworkers Memorial service, organized by USW Local 2911 and planned for April 28, has been canceled.
¯ Sacred Heart of Mary Church in Weirton has canceled its Lenten dinners.
¯The Steubenville Kiwanis Club has suspended its Tuesday noon luncheon meetings for the remainder of March and at the end of March will review how to proceed in April.
¯ Perpetual adoration in the Portiuncula Chapel on the campus of Franciscan University of Steubenville has been is suspended, but the chapel will remain open for prayer each day from 5 a.m. to midnight. The monstrance will not be exposed.
¯ Country Friends is canceling all events in March. The cancellations are for the month of March only.
¯ The program “You Can Have Your Timber and Wildlife Too” that had been scheduled for Tuesday at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School has been postponed.
¯ The Thursday Toronto Senior Citizens meeting and trips have been canceled.
¯ The regular Friday meetings of the Steubenville Rotary Club have been suspended until at least April 17, club officials have announced.
¯ CHANGE Inc. has canceled its homebuyer education class on Friday.
¯ The Boomer’s Book Club annual Easter egg hunt set for Saturday at Bethany College has been canceled.
¯ Two Ridges Presbyterian Church, 1085 Canton Road, Wintersville, will not have worship service Sunday. Lenten Bible Study will not be held today.
¯ The Harmonium Project has announced that the April 3 First Fridays on Fourth has been canceled.
¯ The Woman’s Club of Steubenville meeting scheduled for April 6 has been canceled.
¯ The Steubenville Planning and Zoning Commission meeting scheduled for April 6 has been canceled.
¯ The April 14 meeting of the Jefferson County Retired Teachers has been canceled.
¯ The Weirton Kiwanis Club has postponed its 69th annual Radio Auction, which had been scheduled for April 18. A new date will be announced at a later time.
¯ The spring event of the Ohio Valley Music Guild featuring singers from the Pittsburgh Festival Opera scheduled for April 18 has been canceled.
¯ The Steubenville Art Association’s annual spring art show for April has been canceled.
¯ Adult education classes at the Jefferson County JVS have been canceled for the remainder of the term.
¯ All Mingo Knights of Columbus Council 4361 meetings and business meetings and house committee meetings are canceled until further notice. The Mingo Easter egg hunt also is canceled.
¯ The Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church’s “Together” dinners on Wednesday are canceled until further notice.
¯ The Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority meeting scheduled for March has been canceled.
¯ The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County will be closed until further notice as a measure of safety for employees and the public.
¯ Visitation at the Jefferson County Jail has been suspended until further notice, Sheriff Fred Abdalla has announced. The only exception will be for attorneys who are visiting their clients.
¯ The Weirton Municipal Building and the Millsop Community Center have been closed to the public.
¯ The Follansbee City Building business office is closed to the public.
¯ The Mary H. Weir Public Library is closed until the end of March.
¯ Wintersville Village offices have been closed.
¯ The board of directors of the Weirton Senior Center has decided to close the center until further notice. The Hancock Brooke Nutrition program is making frozen meals available to pick up at the senior center today through Friday. Anyone who has ordered a meal for this week can pick it up at the door of the center.